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Matt Dillon Joins 'Modern Family', Brian Austin Green Gets New Pilot

December 18, 2010 (4:55 am) GMT
The two hunks have landed a job in comedy shows, Dillon being Claire Dunphy's ex and Green being a bachelor performing at weddings.
Matt Dillon Joins 'Modern Family', Brian Austin Green Gets New Pilot

In a slew of casting news coming out on Friday, December 17, and 's names have popped out. The former is heading to "" as a guest star while the latter is the star of a new TBS pilot "The Wedding Band".

Dillon would play 's character's ex boyfriend. According to EW, Claire's ex has a new galpal and Claire is probably not going to like her because it's Claire's mom, DeDe Pritchett. This means Shelley Long will reprise her role as DeDe. No other details including air date have been announced.

The casting, at the same time, proves that Claire and Phil have in the past dated attractive people before finding each other and getting married. previously dropped by to play Phil's ex Denise.

Meanwhile, Green is going to team up with "" alum in the hourlong comedy which centers on a group of guys trying to escape the stress and chaos of their lives by performing in a wedding band. Green and Perrineau would be best buddies, one a bachelor and the other a married father of two.

In addition to the two actors, there will be and Derek Miller. The project which comes from FremantleMedia has assigned "" writers Josh Lobis and Darin Moiselle to pen the pilot and serve as executive producers. Bryan Gordon of "" will direct and co-exec produce the pilot.

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